Join 3,374 readers in helping fund MetaFilter (Hide)

5 posts tagged with architecture by MiguelCardoso.
Displaying 1 through 5 of 5.

Related tags:
+ (137)
+ (133)
+ (76)
+ (63)
+ (55)
+ (38)
+ (32)
+ (26)
+ (26)
+ (26)
+ (25)
+ (22)
+ (21)
+ (19)
+ (19)
+ (18)
+ (16)
+ (16)
+ (16)
+ (16)
+ (15)
+ (14)
+ (14)
+ (14)
+ (14)
+ (14)
+ (13)
+ (13)
+ (13)
+ (12)
+ (12)
+ (12)
+ (12)
+ (12)
+ (11)
+ (11)
+ (10)
+ (10)
+ (10)
+ (10)
+ (10)
+ (10)
+ (10)
+ (10)
+ (10)
+ (10)
+ (10)
+ (10)
+ (9)
+ (9)
+ (9)
+ (9)
+ (9)
+ (9)
+ (9)
+ (9)
+ (8)
+ (8)
+ (8)
+ (8)


Users that often use this tag:
homunculus (17)
tellurian (16)
xowie (14)
the man of twists ... (14)
carter (13)
nickyskye (12)
nthdegx (11)
netbros (10)
jonson (10)
madamjujujive (10)
dersins (10)
Artw (10)
plep (8)
infini (8)
mattdidthat (8)
dobbs (7)
vronsky (6)
Burhanistan (6)
IvoShandor (6)
filthy light thief (6)
MiguelCardoso (5)
peacay (5)
taz (5)
adamvasco (5)
Miko (4)
mathowie (4)
Brandon Blatcher (4)
hama7 (4)
signal (4)
stbalbach (4)
matteo (4)
Foci for Analysis (4)
desjardins (4)
Rhaomi (4)
Joe Beese (4)
Trurl (4)
monju_bosatsu (3)
carsonb (3)
crunchland (3)
mr_crash_davis (3)
jack_mo (3)
brundlefly (3)
Kattullus (3)
OmieWise (3)
dhruva (3)
Falconetti (3)
doug3505 (3)
Blazecock Pileon (3)
Chinese Jet Pilot (3)
Horace Rumpole (3)
unliteral (3)
parudox (3)
fearfulsymmetry (3)
puny human (3)
theodolite (3)
AlonzoMosleyFBI (3)
Len (2)
zarq (2)
Sticherbeast (2)
Chrischris (2)

Modern Furniture Design

Is This All There Is To Modern Design? Although Design Within Reach is a commercial website, it's well put together, with interesting features that provide biographies and a a potted history of modern furniture design. However, like the plethora of coffee-table books on the subject, the uncomfortable (!) feeling remains that it crystalizes the accepted and the historical - the so-called modern classics - rather than engage with what is truly contemporary. This is, after all, highly traditional modernism and post-modernism. And it's rife. Where is the avant-garde? Is there one on view to ordinary mortals? You end up feeling that the truly new designs - this century's, after all - are being swept under the carpet, awaiting some boring committee process of consensus and approval.
posted by MiguelCardoso on Sep 29, 2003 - 35 comments

Patrick Durand's Photographs

The Vertically Inclined Photographer: Shooting Paris, Rome, the French Riviera and the Loire Valley from a low-flying plane is Patrick Durand's photographic obsession. It's an interesting flat alternative to Horst Hamann's [click on "Gallery" and go to "New Verticals"] tall vertical New York. There's something very exciting about looking at familiar sights from an unfamiliar point of view. [Both sites very, perhaps too Flash.]
posted by MiguelCardoso on Jul 4, 2003 - 14 comments

Dream Houses And Great Architects

I So Want This House It Hurts. Mies van der Rohe's Farnsworth House is up for sale. If price was no object and location wasn't a problem, where would you choose to really live? What architect, living or dead; what building, available or not, would you choose? [NYT reg. required for main link..]
posted by MiguelCardoso on May 31, 2003 - 44 comments

Monolithic Pods; Affordable Housing And New Architecture

Hot Little Igloos And Tutti-Frutti Toadstools or Living In Your Own I-Pod: Affordable housing gets seriously cute and makes Hobbits or Bubble boys and girls of all of us. The floor plans are versatile and the rentals (from $68 to $110 a week) are enticing. The "idea that governed the whole planning of Dome Park Lane and really became our goal was to provide clean, secure and -- most importantly -- affordable housing for low-income individuals." Are monolithic domes too good to be true or too weird to catch on? I sincerely hope not. [Via Linkfilter].
posted by MiguelCardoso on Dec 26, 2002 - 11 comments

So Long As It Doesn't Frighten The Martians:

So Long As It Doesn't Frighten The Martians: The already quite spaced-out Tate Museum [Shockwave permitting, check out Anish Kapoor's enormous new sculpture in the Turbine Hall] is now seeking new premises in Space.[More inside]
posted by MiguelCardoso on Oct 11, 2002 - 9 comments

Page: 1